Inviting Grandma over for dinner may actually extend her life—and increase its quality—a new study shows. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco found that loneliness plays a large role in the decline so often associated with old age. … Continue reading Loneliness Leads to an Earlier Death for the Elderly
We’ve all been there: You go to take your birth control pill and realize: Crap, I forgot to do this yesterday! Your mind becomes a nonstop reel of questions that slowly elevates your anxiety level toward the red zone. Should … Continue reading Missed Birth Control Pill – Should I Double Up If I Missed a Birth Control Pill?
Every relationship has its quirks, but if you feel like you are losing parts of yourself to please someone else’s constant demands, you could be in what’s known as a controlling relationship. Experts call this type of controlling behavior coercive … Continue reading 6 Common Signs of a Controlling Relationship and What to Do
When I broke up with my first serious girlfriend (well, she did the breaking up), I was naïve, egocentric, and convinced I could think my way … Continue reading Common Symptoms of Depression That Doctors May Overlook
The New Year is upon us, a time when many of us will inevitably go about making, and then abandoning, absurdly ambitious resolutions—to do more burpees, to home-brew kombucha, to easily reach ketosis or achieve a permanent in-box of zero. … Continue reading How to Meditate – How One Minute of Daily Meditation Helps You
If you’re the type to waltz on into a sauna at the gym and stick around for a few minutes just to relax, consider lingering longer: The hot, dry rooms are good for your heart. A new, long-term study over … Continue reading Are Saunas Actually Healthy?
Hotly debated fitness topics are in no short supply: yoga vs. pilates, cardio vs. strength training, and the treadmill vs. outdoor running. But no dispute is as polarizing as the one surrounding morning vs. evening workouts. Of course, the absolute best time to … Continue reading 5 Benefits of Working Out in the Morning
As a freelance writer, I’m on my phone a lot. I communicate with editors almost exclusively via email, accept last-minute assignments on-the-go, and chronicle my adventures on … Continue reading I Tried to Cure My Phone Addiction By Giving Up My Phone
I’m a salad fanatic. I’ve eaten one nearly every day for years, and I love experimenting with different combinations of greens, toppings, and dressings. The latter is key, because the right dressing can significantly boost the healthfulness of your bowl, while the … Continue reading The 5 Healthiest Salad Dressings, According to a Nutritionist
Summer is a season of go, go, go. Whether it’s traveling for vacation or running from the gym to happy hour, you probably find yourself needing to freshen up a bit after sweaty, hot days. Your dopp kit should be stocked and ready to taken … Continue reading The Best Men’s Grooming Products for Your Summer Dopp Kit
Meditation has been described as being like “exercise for your brain.” And while basic forms of meditation can be really simple — for example, focusing on … Continue reading The 5-Step Approach to Effective Guided Meditation
I get it, shaving kind of sucks. Especially ~ down there ~. Holy razor burn, Batman! But the thought of bikini waxing is crazy-intimidating (everyone and their mother remembers that scene from The 40-Year-Old Virgin). And it’s hard to know what … Continue reading The 8 Types Of Bikini Wax You Can Get
A new study revealed that people with Alzheimer’s disease had higher levels of certain kinds of herpes virus in their brains. Roughly 90 percent of the U.S. population has the specific strains of herpes that this study links to Alzheimers. … Continue reading Herpes Virus Strains Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease
There’s a reason why cowgirl is one of guys’ all-time favorite sex positions, and it’s not just because it provides a spectacular view from below. When a woman’s on top, she can take full control of the rhythm and speed of sex … Continue reading Cowgirl Sex Position – What Guys Should Do When A Woman Is On Top
If you’re not already one of the 1.2 million people following Kelsey Wells, you might remember her from this viral photo showing how little the number on the scale really matters. People were so blown away by how ripped she looked in her … Continue reading Kelsey Wells Workout – What Is The PWR Workout?